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50 Children the Rescue Mission of Mr and Mrs Kraus

Unlikely Heroes

Steven Pressman | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Steven Pressman

A Jewish couple sat in their elegant dining room and charted a daring mission that, nearly 75 years later, sounds like a far-fetched movie plot. In April 1939, they sailed across the Atlantic Ocean, bound for Nazi Germany and determined to rescue 50 Jewish children from Vienna and bring them to safety to the U.S.

HBO Documents Unlikely Saviors Of 50 Holocaust Children

Posted 04.04.2013 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service (RNS) Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus lived a comfortable life in 1930s Philadelphia, where he made a good livin...